Which one of these “Mums on the Sideline” are you?
It’s part of the trending dialogue online – aspirational (AKA helicopter) parents hover over, micro manage and over schedule their child in daily extra curricular activities.
The choice seemed very old school Madonna. It was something that she would have favoured back in the day. But that was then and this is now.
For a few years now it’s been all about authenticity.
Read “don’t be fake! Show your true self. Engage openly and honestly. Don’t hold back!”
It wouldn’t phase me if someone called me a “helicopter parent” or gave me a frosty stare; however, said person should expect to be ignored.
I’ve been asking this question for longer than I can remember. Why do homes on US TV shows look so ridiculously large? Why does this family’s lifestyle look so grand? Who lives like that?
Pamela Chan/BCFamily.ca/Editorial I love it! Somebody searched the term “embrace the weird” and landed on BCFamily.ca Sweet! Because it just so happens that I have written about that topic. I didn’t say as much at the time when I wrote that post; however, I was that girl who was called “weird”. Not only was I [...]
Pamela Chan/BCFamily.ca/Editorial It is not the time when you would expect everything to hit the fan but that’s when it happened. Just before heading off to church, my husband and I had a “blow up” over how I was collecting everything I needed by a bag in the front hall. Since my son came around [...]
You know those sexy women who cause men’s eyes to turn – on TV, at the office or in real life? You can be quite certain that they don’t enter a man’s imagination holding a bottle of stainless steel cleaner in their hands.
When I heard that the Jian Gohmeshi and Raffi sat down for an interview my first thought was “sweet!”.